DiscoPosse Review: Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

Hot on the heels of reading The Phoenix Project, I finally got a chance to finish up reading the Professional Scrum Development with Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 from Microsoft Press. One thing that I can say for sure is that those two books make a great pairing! As I am diving deep into DevOps and bringing … Read more

Windows Server 2012 – Where did my Start Menu go?

As you’ve probably heard or seen for yourself, Microsoft has changed the look and feel of Windows Server 2012 in significant ways. Some will see this as positive change, and many (if not most) will regard it as a strange and difficult step to take towards a more obscure design. Let’s just step back for … Read more

DiscoPosse Review: Training Kit (Exam 70-462): Administering Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 Databases

I’m a big fan of training and certification. It’s an increasingly important part of a professional IT worker’s career to stay in tune with current and new technologies. The Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases Training Kit by Orin Thomas, Peter Ward and Bob Taylor from Microsoft Press is quite simply one of the best … Read more

Microsoft DNS record updates using PowerShell and DNSCMD

UPDATE TO THIS POST: Hi folks! some of the comments about records that are listed with (same as parent folder) as the name caused me to make an update. I’ve noted the updates in the following post: http://www.discoposse.com/2013/04/14/updating-same-as-parent-folder-records-with-dnscmd-and-powershell/ I have also updated the code below to reflect the new code. ORIGINAL POST: There are occasions … Read more